Space has always been the spiritual dimension of architecture. It is not the physical statement of the structure so much as what it contains that moves us.
Architecture doesn't come from theory. You don't think your way through a building.
Great buildings that move the spirit have always been rare. In every case they are unique, poetic, products of the heart.
Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.
We are stymied by regulations, limited choice and the threat of litigation. Neither consultants nor industry itself provide research which takes architecture forward.
Today's developer is a poor substitute for the committed entrepreneur of the last century for whom the work of architecture represented a chance to celebrate the worth of his enterprise.
Rationalism is the enemy of art, though necessary as a basis for architecture.
The details are the very source of expression in architecture. But we are caught in a vice between art and the bottom line.
The new architecture of transparency and lightness comes from Japan and Europe.
Does an architecture to assuage the spirit have a place?
The way of architecture is the quiet voice that underlies it and has guided it from the beginning.
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